Author Archives: synclay

It’s All About the Bolo for My Family

We have a soft spot in our family for bolo ties. My Uncle used to make us metal sculpture versions.  My dad and I used to mount rocks we polished for bolos. When my brother mentioned that on one of … Continue reading

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More Clay Color Play – Practical Application

I decided to do some practical color application and play shape and color. First, imagine my surprise when I mixed Cornflower and Latte and got what looks like Bluestone! It has a tiny bit more saturation than Bluestone. The Cherry … Continue reading

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Using the Color Bridge

There are lots of color theories and formulas out there.  But what if you have, say a new shirt and you want to make necklace to go with it?  And maybe the shirt is a solid color or maybe 2 … Continue reading

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Sculpey Amber Translucent Coming SOON!

I’ve always loved  amber – hey, I’m a Leo and a redhead – so of course I love a stone the color of the sun and/or fire.  Through the years, I’ve always mixed my own clouded amber, which was a … Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins in 2020!

YAY! I’m baaaack!   After a taking a last year off from the Polymer Clay Adventure, I’m BACK in 2020!   I missed my fellow PCAers in our private online community and I wanted to hang out again with you all. If … Continue reading

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Layer Sets with Liquid Clays

Did you know that if you add a thin layer of Liquid Sculpey to a sheet of raw clay and let it set a day or two that the LS will absorb into the sheeted clay and be dry on … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on Citadel Contrast

UPDATE 7/21/19 I know I just wrote this, but I forgot to mention that apparently the Contrast Colours “don’t play well with water” – even though you clean up with water.  They make a Contrast Medium that you can add … Continue reading

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synsseaweed!

Hey you guys!  I made a little video of how I make the kelp (seaweed).  

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I’m All About My Hats

If  ya see  me,  I usually  have  a hat  on.  Not  only  do  they  help  protect  my  redhead  skin,  but  they  often  let  me  show  off  a little  bit  of  clay! My hat bands are often decorated with those extra … Continue reading

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Play Day – Coiled Bowls

I posted this Instagram photo yesterday from my Clay Play Day (getting happily dirty in my garage) and my friend, Brandon Leggitt, asked me for a tutorial on it. So here you go Brandon! First, I’m using Bath Bomb Molds  … Continue reading

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